I have been a freelance children's fiction editor for the past eight years, having worked with various publishers (including Egmont and Oxford University Press) literary agencies, consultancies and scouts. Offering structural, developmental and line editing services, my focus is Middle Grade and Young Adult fiction.
In 2015, I set up my literary agency, Andlyn (Here, I specialise in children's fiction and content (pre-school to teen) and represent a handful of brilliant authors and illustrators. Prior to setting up the agency, I worked also as an associate film and television agent.
Please note: editorial services offered do not lead to automatic representation.
Co-representing heads of department (costume designers, cinematographers, production designers, editors)
Structural / Developmental Editing
The highwayman came riding - Riding - riding - The highwayman came riding, up to the old inn-door Liz just wants to be normal. Her life is anything but. Seven years ago Liz lost her mother and ten years' worth of memories. When she inherits the infamous Highwayman Inn, she hopes the move will be a fresh start. Then she meets Zachary. Zachary who haunts her by night and in dreams; who makes her... read more
'Tell the story to its end,' says Eren with a grin. His yellow eyes are glowing like embers in the night. 'When I reach the end,' I say, 'what happens? You'll have the whole story.' 'Hmm,' he says, looking at me and licking his lips with a dry, grey tongue. 'What happens then? Why don't we find out?' People are keeping secrets from Oli. His mum has brought him to stay with his aunt and uncle i... read more
This is the story of a hero. Ten-year-old Robert knows many things. He knows all about his hometown, Geneva, with its statues and cannons and underground tunnels and the Longest Bench in the World. He knows about the Red Cross and all the places his dad has been on his missions. He knows that his mum is writing a book about vampires and how long his older brother spends practicing his 'swag' p... read more
Living on the South Crongton council estate has its worries - and life for McKay has been even tougher since his mum died. His dad has been working all hours to keep the bailiffs from their door. His brother is always out riding the streets at night, tempting trouble. And now, having strayed off his turf on a 'heroic' (if misguided) mission to help out a girl, McKay finds himself facing a frie... read more
Myla used to love spending long, hot days on the beach with her sister, Asha. Until the day Asha was taken from her and the sun went out. Forever.That was two years ago. Myla hasn't been down to the beach - or even left the house - since. Crippling agoraphobia and panic attacks keep her locked inside a nightmare of the day she can never forget. Her main contact with the outside world is online... read more
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